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MIAMI, Fla. — Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter will reportedly forego his annual $5 million salary, according to ESPN. Citing multiple sources, the worldwide leader noted Jeter made the announcement to team employees during a conference call on Monday.
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The report went on to say that Jeter told baseball ops members they will be paid at least through May 31.
This comes amid cuts and cutbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to Baseball-Reference, the former New York Yankees Hall of Fame shortstop earned more than $265 million during his playing career.
Once again the Yankee Captain is stepping up and sacrificing in a time of need for the team.